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Dec 12, 2012 11:30pm PST
yuille, and 45-year-old steve forsyth. >>> he said that the fiscal cliff must be avoided with both tax increases and spending cuts. >> it will be critical that fiscal policymakers come together soon to achieve longer term fiscal sustain ability without adopting policies that could derail the ongoing recovery. >> bernanke said the fed will keep interest rates very low. he says it could take three more years. bernanke's comment initially set the markets up, but then they dropped without resolution on the fiscal cliff. the nasdaq dropped 8.5. >>> near freezing conditions. i'm show you how cold it will be where you live in the morning. >> then a baby was born right in the middle of this bay area street and nearly died. the choice two officers made >>> another porch pirate has struck in an east bay neighborhood. reports of stolen packages have recently spiked. >> reporter: tis the season i guess. the department tells me, it's receiving 3 to 5 reports a day. one of those thefts happened here on logan drive. that security camera caught the crook who circled twice before making his move. >> watch as he
KICU
Dec 10, 2012 11:30pm PST
. >> reporter: their chance to tax the rich more to avoid going over the fiscal cliff echoed that of the president today. >> what you need is a package that keeps taxes where they are for middle class families, we make some tough spending cuts on things that we don't need. and then we asked the wealthiest americans to pay a slightly higher tax rate. >> reporter: some republicans now urging their party to give the 39.6% tax rate he wants on those who make more than $250,000. so the gop might get changes to social programs. >> toward 16 trading debt is it responsible to keep borrowing money and never address why you're in debt in the first place. >> reporter: some analysts say the deal needs to be hammered out by this thursday to be finalized by the end of the year. the president and the gop were silent and that's considered a positive sign. rita williams, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more details now a new poll suggests that americans favor raising taxes on the well to do and large corporations. 60% of respondents support raising taxes on household that is earn more than $250,000 a year. and 64% want to raise taxes on large corporations. that's according to the
KICU
Dec 5, 2012 11:30pm PST
your tax dollars. >>> there's been a lot of tough talk from the white house today about the fiscal cliff. treasury secretary, tim geithner said the administration is quote, absolutely ready to let the economy go over that cliff, rather than drop the higher tax rates for top earners. president obama also told a group of ceos, he won't republicans inject the threat of a government default into the current negotiations. >> that is a bad strategy for america. it is a bad strategy for your businesses, and it is not a game that i will play. >> in spite of the rhetoric, president obama and house speaker john boehner did speak by phone today for the first time in days. neither side is revealing what they discussed. >>> on wall street, stocks ended mixed with a fiscal cliff. the dow industrials gained 82 points amid optimism about a deal in washington perhaps in the next week. the tech heavy nasdaq fell 22 led lower by apple. its shares were 6% lower. apple's largest loss in a year. apple shares lost $37 to close at 538 and change. still apple stock is up more than $100 since the start of t
KICU
Dec 4, 2012 11:30pm PST
so called fiscal cliff. ktvu's rita williams reports on the court of public opinion and why it may not be enough. >> reporter: what do you think? will the president in congress send the country plunging over the fiscal cliff. >> i don't think they'll reach it. i don't know what they will do then. >> i am hoping and praying they do. come together. >> i am hoping it will be by the end of the year. >> do you think they will reach an agreement or not? >> i don't. >> reporter: a poll shows more americans think they will not agree. 49 to 40%. and if they don't an automatic spending cuts and tax increases take effect. americans by two to one say they will blame republicans more than the president. but that didn't stop both sides from criticizing the others proposals. >> his proposal was so outlandish, i don't think we should go back to the table until he puts something there that we can work there. >> when you look at the map it doesn't work. >> reporter: an attempt take place in january. >>> we want to ask him about a homicide. >>> live storm tracker 2 picking up showers showing up aroun
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